Artsfest 2018 - Fine Arts Festival

Established in 1993, Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center located in Solomons, Maryland – about an hour from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drinks. Artsfest also features more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on two stages, as well as family activities and programs under the Discovery Tent and in the Zany Zone. The beauty of Annmarie Garden is the perfect backdrop for this annual celebration of the arts! We hope you will make Artsfest a must-do on your list of shows!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Art’s Center, Dowell MD
09/22/2018 - 09/23/2018 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Annual Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD)

This festival is held annually on Columbus Day weekend in Solomons Island. Take part in a festival intended to create awareness and recognition for the impact of the Patuxent River and the basin it flows through. Celebrate with family activities, arts & crafts fair, local food vendors, live performances and much more. For more information visit

10/06/2018 - 10/07/2018 - All Day
The 16th Annual Riverside WineFest at Sotterley 2018!

Noon – 6:00pm Celebrate the Best of Maryland Wineries. Enjoy wine tastings, live music, local artisans, food vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, tours, children’s activities, and more!
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10/06/2018 - 10/07/2018 - All Day
Annmarie Garden – The Annual Halloween in the Garden

Daytime Trick-or-Treating at Annmarie Gardens for all ages. 11:00 – 4:00. For more information visit

10/27/2018 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annmarie Garden - Garden in Lights (nightly)

Held from 5:00pm – 9:00pm nightly. Enjoy a magical tour that takes visitors on a beautiful trip through the glittering woods as you stroll the protected path; you will be transported to a place of spectacular lights and amazing light sculptures. For more information visit

11/30/2018 - 01/01/2019 - All Day
Annual Solomons Christmas Walk

Friday 6:00pm – 9:00pm / Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm. Stroll along Solomons Island and enjoy the holiday spirit of candlelit streets, decorated homes and local businesses. There will be art, music, and a visit from Santa. Don’t miss the famous boat light parade Saturday at dusk. For more information visit

12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018 - All Day